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RE: Two different sets of experiences about non-English identifie rs
- From: "Bullard, Claude L (Len)" <email@example.com>
- To: Joel Rees <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Don Park <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2001 08:51:30 -0500
1. If this is a strictly business decision, and that business is interested
in global business, Blueberry complicates things by adding cost.
2. If this is a humane decision, based on some comments, certain cultural
artifacts disappear from XML's capability to capture if Blueberry is not
No superstition, no water, no muddling. It's a choice of values. If
the choice is to exclude these cultures from self-determined expression,
their members are reminded that SGML does provide a solution and is still
the international standard for generalized markup voted on by their
governments. Choose according to value.
It always comes down to who is enabled to choose choices. In this
case, who gets to choose your values.
Ekam sat.h, Vipraah bahudhaa vadanti.
Daamyata. Datta. Dayadhvam.h
From: Joel Rees [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
This is a valid point about money, and it even relates to locality of
control. Large companies with deep pockets often spend a lot of money to use
software to centralize control and broaden the range of controls, ergo, to
defeat the locality of control. This does generate a lot of software
development, although the expected results are not always attained. ;-)